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Girlfriends’ class displays artwork

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Circles of Peace are now being displayed at Broken Wings Thrift Store in Ackerman. The Circles of Peace artwork was hand made by the Girlfriends’ class at Broken Wings. Sr. Alies Therese, class…

Early first quarter dooms French Camp Panthers

By Austin Bishop The Choctaw Plaindealer   As of Monday morning, French Camp Academy head football coach Nathan Wright still wasn’t exactly sure what happened to his Panthers on Friday night. “I was really dumfounded at how poorly we played,”…

First Down Friday set for this Friday

By Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce is introducing, First Down Friday. First Down Friday will take place on the first Friday of every month September – November. First Down Friday asks local citizens…

Upcoming Sports Schedules

TUESDAY, SEPT. 3 Prep Softball 6 p.m. — Eupora at Nanih Waiya 6 p.m. — French Camp at Coffeeville 6:30 — East Webster at Philadelphia Junior High Football TBA — Eupora at Choctaw County Junior College Soccer 2/4 p.m. —…

Jail Docket

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s Department filed six incident offense reports and 32 miscellaneous incident reports last week. 8/16/13    GEOFFARRI LANE    B/M    1/19/88   CSO   TRANSFERRED FOR WORK PROGRAM 8/16/13    MARTEZ TRIPLETT  B/M    1/7/76     APD    NO SEAT BELT, NO INSURANCE &…

Calendar of Events

Choir Workshop and Musical Aug. 29-31 The Peter’s Rock Temple Church Of God In Christ Music Department presents Choir Workshop & Musical “Praising With a Purpose” August 29-31. Workshop classes will be held Thursday and Friday at 6 p.m., followed…

Tourism in Choctaw County

By Lara F. Bowman, Executive Director, Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce   Have you ever stopped to think we have tourists coming to Choctaw County? Yes, we sure do! I know many of you do not consider Choctaw County as…

Obituaries

Mr. Thomas Eugene “Sonny” Shaw Mr. Thomas Eugene “Sonny” Shaw, 80, retired Futorian employee and farmer, died August 21, 2013 at North Ms. Medical Center in Eupora. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Friday August 23 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel…

Progress House teaches life skills

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer   Open House—August 30 from 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at 80 Sturgis Road, Ackerman   Learning to live with mental health disorders affects not only the patient but also their family and the community around…

Chamber Movie Night a success

From press reports   The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce hosted a Back to School Movie Night on Friday, August 16, at the amphitheater at Tom Glasgow Park in Ackerman. An audience began to gather at dusk for the showing…